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Henney’s Dry Cider
3 years ago

Henney’s Dry Cider

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Henney’s Dry Cider is a typical Herefordshire dry cider. It’s so typical of the style it has been awarded PGI status by the European Union. But is this a typical cider or something more? Read More

Gwynt Y Ddraig Black Dragon
3 years ago

Gwynt Y Ddraig Black Dragon

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A short drive north of Cardiff, Wales is a village called, Pontypridd. I can tell my spell check is going to be working over time tonight. Anyway, Pontypridd, is where you will find the Gwynt y Ddraig Cider and Perry company.  What started off as a hobby in the back shed has turned into an award winning cider house. I found a couple of bottles of their Gwynt Y Ddraig Black Dragon Traditional Farmhouse Cider

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Samuel Smith’s Organic Cider
3 years ago

Samuel Smith’s Organic Cider

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Sometime I see a cider I have never seen before and I’ll just give it a go. That’s what’s happen here. I saw Samuel Smith’s Organic Cider. Produced from organically grown apples in the United Kingdom. Read More

Ross-On-Wye Traditional Farmhouse Still Perry
4 years ago

Ross-On-Wye Traditional Farmhouse Still Perry

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For the final in my series of British Real Ciders, we visit the small town of Ross-On-Wye to sample their Traditional Farmhouse Medium Sweet Still Perry. Yeah it’s a bit of a mouth full of a name. Read More

Wilcox Cheddar Mill Yarlington Mill Medium Cider
4 years ago

Wilcox Cheddar Mill Yarlington Mill Medium Cider

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One of things I love about reviewing English ciders is the history. Take this Bottle of Wilcox Cheddar Mill Yarlington Mill Medium Cider; you can trace its history all the way back to their first cider press which started work in 1868. History is one thing, but relying on the hard work of your great granddaddy alone does not make a good cider. Have Wilcox made a modern cider with their traditional training?

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Tricky Cider Medium Sweet Cider
4 years ago

Tricky Cider Medium Sweet Cider

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The Tricky Cider Company is about as top-secret as ciders get. Tricky’s Medium Sweet real cider is made on an ex army base somewhere on the Devonshire and Somerset border by two blokes known as the hairy one and the tall fella. Lets crack this code and review this cider.

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Perry’s Somerset Dabinett Cider
4 years ago

Perry’s Somerset Dabinett Cider

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Perry’s cider, the rather confusingly named cider company is famous for their ciders and not so much for their perrys. Since being in the UK, I’ve has the opportunity to try some of Perry limited edition ciders. But today I’m trying one of their more famous blends. Well to call it a blend is a bit of a lie. You see this cider is a single variety cider. Some say the art of cider making is in the blending of different varieties to the makers’ whim. The Somerset Dabinett is made entirely from famous Dabinett cider apples all grown in deepest darkest Somerset.

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Oliver’s Traditional Cider
4 years ago

Oliver’s Traditional Cider

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Oliver’s Traditional Cider is basically still, sour, bitter and something I’ve wanted to write about since I started this blog. Let’s hope it’s been worth the wait.

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